Extreme drought making life difficult for New Hampshire’s farmers

As New Hampshire’s growing season closes out, much of the state still finds itself in extreme drought conditions, and now the U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared the drought a disaster for all the state’s 10 counties.

All counties showed at least a 30% loss in at least one crop, with some losing as much as 75-80%, State Farm Service Agency director Jeffrey Holmes told The Center Square.

The declaration of disaster by the federal government opened up new resources for struggling farmers including emergency loans.

A drought classification of D3, which six counties
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